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No HIPAA Risk Assessment? $400,000 Fine

Metro Community Provider Network received a $400,000 fine and a corrective action plan for failing to do a risk assessment prior to a phishing incident that exposed 3200 employee files.  Doing the risk assessment a month after the breach didn't work.

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Are You HIPAA Audit Ready Today>

A HIPAA breach caused by a ransomware attack on a solo physician practice proves that it can happen to anyone.  Will the audit reveal that the practice was in HIPAA compliance or willful neglect?

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The HIPAAssure® NIST Framework vs HITRUST

Compliance Helper offers the NIST framework at a fraction of the cost of HITRUST.  Assure compliance with HIPAAssure®, built on the NIST framework, delivered in the SaaS method, and with the Helper methodology to reduce cost.  

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HIPAA Risk Assessment: Get Out Of Jail Free Card

An up to date HIPAA risk assessment is the one single proof of HIPAA compliance that can prevent huge fines and possible jail time.  No matter what else you have done if you don't have an official (NIST) and up to date (at least annually) HIPAA risk assessment you are probably in willful neglect.

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HIPAA Willful Neglect Can Cause Bankruptcy

Willful Neglect of HIPAA compliance has caused companies to go bankrupt.  How would you handle a six figure penalty from OCR?

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